Associate Director of Custom Programs

Posting Number 2023-12101
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/1/2023 9:00 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
DPB-Administration (Administrators)
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Academic Program Support

Position Summary

The Division of Programs in Business is seeking an Associate Director of Custom Programs to direct administration and management of customized continuing education and executive education programs. Lead strategic planning, marketing outreach, and competitive analyses for noncredit programs, including traditional continuing education courses, certificate programs, and executive education. Direct academic planning and assist with curriculum development for customized continuing education programs. Collaborate with faculty on new course development for client programs. Collaborate and manage adjunct faculty recruitment, engagement initiatives, and course evaluation. Prepare customized continuing education program budgets and income and expense projections. 


Please note this position is located in our Midtown Center, 20 W. 43rd Street.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree

Required Experience:
5+ years managerial or equivalent combination in higher education in business or related fields. Must have a student-centered service attitude, a collaborative approach to working with faculty, and be able to work well with a multi-cultural community of faculty and students.

Preferred Experience:
Executive education background. Experience with P & L, accountability in corporate/professional services or educational settings. New business development, new product development, educational technology and teaching experience are a plus.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically. Must be able to work well in a changing environment and practice creative problem solving. Ability to plan, develop and implement programs and develop retention strategies. Possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to create, implement, and evaluate programs. Demonstrated ability to evaluate and manage instructional staff.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Contract negotiation and event management skills.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $75,000.00 to USD $95,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

Since 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor’s degrees for undergraduate students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.


NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing.  We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate,  hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management;  publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.


NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.


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